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2016

The Role of Resonant Vibrations in Electronic Energy Transfer

Malý, P., Somsen, O. J. G., Novoderezhkin, V. I., Mancal, T. & van Grondelle, R., 2016, In : ChemPhysChem. 17, 9, p. 1356-1368

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
resonant vibration
Vibrational spectra
Energy transfer
energy transfer
Electronic states

Ultrafast energy processes in photosynthetic complexes

Ferretti, M., 2016

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
File
Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins

Ultrafast energy relaxation in single light-harvesting complexes

Malý, P., Gruber, J. M., Cogdell, R. J., Mancal, T. & van Grondelle, R., 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 11, p. 2934-2939

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
relaxation time
energy
excitation
fluorescence
pigments
2015

A Hidden State in Light-Harvesting Complex II Revealed By Multipulse Spectroscopy

van Oort, B. F., van Grondelle, R. & van Stokkum, I. H. M., 2015, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 119, 16, p. 5184-5193

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
quenching
Spectroscopy
Quenching
luminous intensity
High intensity light

A quantum protective mechanism in photosynthesis

Marais, A., Sinayskiy, I., Petruccione, F. & van Grondelle, R., 2015, In : Scientific Reports. 5, p. 8720 8720.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
photosynthesis
magnetic fields
oxygen
iron
polarization (charge separation)

Conformational Switching in a Light-Harvesting Protein as Followed by Single-Molecule Spectroscopy

Gall, A., Ilioaia, C., Kruger, T. P. J., Novoderezhkin, V. I., Robert, B. H. & van Grondelle, R., 2015, In : Biophysical Journal. 108, 11, p. 2713-2720

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Light
Proteins
Bacteriochlorophylls
Fluorescence
Fluorescence Spectrometry

Excitation energy transfer and charge separation are affected in Arabidopsis thaliana mutants lacking light-harvesting chlorophyll a/b binding protein Lhcb3

Adamiec, M., Gibasiewicz, K., Lucinski, R., Giera, W., Chelminiak, P., Szewczyk, G., Sipinska, W. & van Grondelle, R., 2015, In : Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B. Biology. 153, p. 423-428

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Chlorophyll Binding Proteins
Thylakoids
Energy Transfer
chlorophylls
polarization (charge separation)

Functional rearrangement of the light-harvesting antenna upon state transitions in a green alga

Wlodarczyk, L. M., Snellenburg, J. J., Ihalainen, J. A., van Grondelle, R., van Stokkum, I. H. M. & Dekker, J. P., 2015, In : Biophysical Journal. 108, 2, p. 261-271 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Chlorophyta
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Photosystem I Protein Complex
Light
Energy Transfer

How exciton-vibrational coherences control charge separation in the photosystem II reaction center

Novoderezhkin, V. I., Romero Mesa, E. & van Grondelle, R., 2015, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics - PCCP. 17, 46, p. 30828-30841

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

polarization (charge separation)
photosynthesis
excitation
energy transfer
charge transfer

Identification of common motifs in the regulation of light harvesting: The case of cyanobacteria IsiA

Wahadoszamen, M. D., D'Haene, S., Ara, A. M., Romera, E., Dekker, J. P., van Grondelle, R. & Berera, R., 2015, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics. 1847, p. 486-492

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Cyanobacteria
Photosynthetic membranes
Iron
Light
Diatoms

Kinetic isotope effect of proton-coupled electron transfer in a hydrogen bonded phenol-pyrrolidino[60]fullerene

Ravensbergen, J., Brown, C. L., Moore, G. F., Frese, R. N., van Grondelle, R., Gust, D., Moore, T. A., Moore, A. L. & Kennis, J. T. M., 2015, In : Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences. 14, 12, p. 2147-2150

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Phenol
Isotopes
isotope effect
phenols
fullerenes

Membrane-Lipid Mediated Rhodopsin Signaling Involves an Ensemble of Conformational Substates

Scheidelaar, S., Swainsbury, D., Koorengevel, M., Meeldijk, H., Breukink, E., van Grondelle, R., Jones, M. & Killian, J. A., 2015, In : Biophysical Journal. 108, 2, p. 556A-556A

Research output: Contribution to JournalMeeting AbstractOther research output

Monte Carlo simulations of excitation and electron transfer in grana membranes

Gibasiewisz, K., Adamiec, M., Lucinski, R., Giera, W., Chelminiak, P., Szewcyk, S., Sipinska, W., Glow, E., Karolczak, J., van Grondelle, R. & Jackowski, G., 2015, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics. 1847, 3, p. 314-327

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Thylakoids
Fluorescence
Electrons
Membranes
Mutagenesis

Photophysics of solar fuel materials

Ravensbergen, J., 2015, 159 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
File

Plasmon-Enhanced Photocurrent of Photosynthetic Pigment Proteins on Nanoporous Silver

Friebe, V. M., Delgado Diaz, J. D., Swainsbury, D. J. K., Gruber, J. M., Chanaewa, A., van Grondelle, R., von Hauff, E. L., Millo, D., Jones, M. R. & Frese, R. N., 7 Dec 2015, In : Advanced Functional Materials. 26, 2, p. 285–292

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Photocathodes
solar energy
photocathodes
pigments
Photocurrents

Single-molecule exploration of photoprotective mechanisms in light-harvesting complexes

Yang, H. Y., Schlau-Cohen, G. S., Gwizdala, M., Krüger, T., Xu, P., Croce, R., Van Grondelle, R. & Moerner, W. E., 2015, Single Molecule Spectroscopy and Superresolution Imaging VIII. SPIE, Vol. 9331. 933109

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Light
Molecules
Fluorescence
Excited states
proteins

Single-Molecule Identification of Quenched and Unquenched States of LHCII

Schlau-Cohen, G. S., Hsiang-Yu, Y., Kruger, T. P. J., Xu, P., Gwizdala, M. S., van Grondelle, R., Croce, R. & Moerner, W. E., 2015, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. 6, 5, p. 860-867

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Molecules
molecules
Fluorescence
life (durability)
fluorescence

Singlet-triplet annihilation in single LHCII complexes

Gruber, J. M., Chmeliov, J., Kruger, T. P. J., Valkunas, L. & van Grondelle, R., 2015, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics - PCCP. 17, 30, p. 19844-19853

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
excitation
quenching
atomic energy levels
fluorescence
carotenoids

Spectroscopic Analysis of a Biomimetic Model of Tyr(z) Function in PSII

Ravensbergen, J., Antoniuk-Pablant, A., Sherman, B. D., Kodis, G., Megiatto, J. D., Mendez-Hernandez, D. D., Frese, R. N., van Grondelle, R., Moore, T. A., Moore, A. L. & Kennis, J. T. M., 2015, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 119, 37, p. 12156-12163

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Spectroscopic analysis
biomimetics
spectroscopic analysis
Biomimetics
porphyrins

The origin of the unusual Q(y) red shift in LH1-RC complexes from purple bacteria Thermochromatium tepidum as revealed by Stark absorption spectroscopy

Ma, F., Yu, L. J., Wang-Otomo, Z. Y. & van Grondelle, R., 2015, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics. 1847, 12, p. 1479-1486

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Proteobacteria
Carotenoids
Absorption spectroscopy
Spectrum Analysis
Charge transfer

The Role of Exciton Delocalization in the Major Photosynthetic Light-Harvesting Antenna of Plants

Ramanan, C., Gruber, J. M., Malý, P., Negretti, M., Novoderezhkin, V. I., Kruger, T. P. J., Mancal, T., Croce, R. & van Grondelle, R., 2015, In : Biophysical Journal. 108, 5, p. 1047-1056

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Chlorophyll
Light
Fluorescence
Energy Transfer
Proteins
2014

Bacterial reaction centers purified with styrene maleic acid copolymer retain native membrane functional properties and display enhanced stability

Swainsbury, D. J. K., Scheidelaar, S., van Grondelle, R., Killian, J. A. & Jones, M. R., 2014, In : Angewandte Chemie International Edition in English. 2014, 53, p. 1-6

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Styrene
Membrane Proteins
Copolymers
Display devices
Membranes

Disentangling the low-energy states of the major light-harvesting complex of plants and their role in photoprotection

Kruger, T. P. J., Ilioaia, C., Johnson, M. P., Ruban, A. & van Grondelle, R., 2014, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Electron energy levels
Light-Harvesting Protein Complexes
Light
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Fluorescence Spectrometry

Excitation dynamics in Photosystem i from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Comparative studies of isolated complexes and whole cells

Giera, W., Szewczyk, S., McConnell, M. D., Snellenburg, J., Redding, K. E., Van Grondelle, R. & Gibasiewicz, K., 1 Jan 2014, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics. 1837, 10, p. 1756-1768 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
Fluorescence
Antennas
Cells
Chlorophyta

Excitation energy transfer and energy conversion in photosynthesis

Romero, E., Novoderezhkin, V. I. & Van Grondelle, R., 1 Jan 2014, Quantum Effects in Biology. Cambridge University Press, p. 179-197 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Photosynthesis
Excitation energy
Energy Transfer
Energy conversion
Energy transfer

Exploring the mechanism(s) of energy dissipation in the light harvesting complex of the photosynthetic algae Cyclotella meneghiniana

Ramanan, C., Berera, R., Gundermann, K., van Stokkum, I. H. M., Buchel, C. & van Grondelle, R., 2014, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics. 2014, 9, p. 1507-1513

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins
Algae
Energy dissipation
Light
Diatoms

Photosynthetic energy transfer and charge separation in higher plants

Krüger, T. P. J., Novoderezhkin, V. I., Romero, E. & van Grondelle, R., 1 Jan 2014, The Biophysics of Photosynthesis. Springer New York LLC, p. 79-118 40 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Energy Transfer
Energy transfer
Pigments
Light
Proteins

Probing the carotenoid content of intact Cyclotella cells by resonance Raman spectroscopy

Alexandre, M. T. A., Gundermann, K., Pascal, A. A., van Grondelle, R., Buchel, C. & Robert, B. H., 2014, In : Photosynthesis Research. 119, p. 273-281

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Cyclotella
Raman spectroscopy
Raman Spectrum Analysis
Carotenoids
carotenoids

Properties of Self-Assembled Hybrid Organic Molecule/Quantum Dot Multilayered Structures

Cohen, E., Gruber, M., Romero, E., Yochelis, S., van Grondelle, R. & Paltiel, Y., 2014, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. Nanomaterials and Interfaces. 118, 44, p. 25725-25730

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Semiconductor quantum dots
Molecules
Detectors
Confocal microscopy
Fluorescence microscopy

Quantum coherence in photosynthesis for efficient solar-energy conversion

Romero, E., Augulis, R., Novoderezhkin, V. I., Ferretti, M., Thieme, J., Zigmantas, D. & van Grondelle, R., 2014, In : Nature Physics. p. 676-682

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
solar energy conversion
photosynthesis
polarization (charge separation)
electronics
excitons

Single-Molecule Exploration of the Photodynamics of LHCII Complexes in Solution

Schlau-Cohen, G. S., Yang, H. Y., Gwizdala, M. S., Kruger, T. P. J., Xu, P., Croce, R., van Grondelle, R. & Moerner, W. E., 2014, In : Biophysical Journal. 106, 2, p. 182A-182A 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalMeeting AbstractOther research output

Open Access

Special issue of photosynthetic research

Okamura, M., Wraight, C. A. & van Grondelle, R., 2014, In : Photosynthesis Research. 120, p. 1-2

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Photosynthesis
photosynthetic reaction centers
photosynthesis
Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins
energy conversion

The birth of the photosynthesic reaction center: the story of Lou Duysens

van Grondelle, R. & van Gorkom, H. J., 2014, In : Photosynthesis Research. 120, p. 3-7

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

The role of charge-transfer states in energy transfer and dissipation within natural and artificial bacteriochlorophyll proteins

Wahadoszamen, M. D., Margalit, I., Ara, A. M., van Grondelle, R. & Noy, D., 2014, In : Nature Communications. 5, 5287.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Bacteriochlorophylls
Energy Transfer
Energy transfer
Charge transfer
Energy dissipation

Ultrafast excited state processes in Roseobacter denitrificans antennae: comparison of isolated complexes and native membranes

Ferretti, M., Duquesne, K., Sturgis, J. N. & van Grondelle, R., 2014, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics - PCCP. 2014, 16, p. 26059-26066

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Excited states
Antennas
Membranes
Energy transfer
Absorption spectra
2013

A little coherence in photosynthetic light harvesting

Anna, J. M., Scholes, G. D. & van Grondelle, R., 2013, In : BioScience. 64, p. 14-25

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Photosynthesis
Mechanics
photosynthesis
Light
e-mail

Autobiography of Rienk van Grondelle

van Grondelle, R., 2013, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 117, 38, p. 10947-10947

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Carotenoids and Life, Femtoseconds and Light: transient absorption and femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy of free and bound carotenoids

Kloz, M., 2013

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
File

Carotenoids as electron or excited-state energy donors in artificial photosynthesis: an ultrafast investigation of a carotenoporphyrin and a carotenofullerene dyad

Pillai, S., Ravensbergen, J., Antoniuk-Pablant, A., Sherman, B. D., van Grondelle, R., Frese, R. N., Moore, T. A., Gust, D., Moore, A. L. & Kennis, J. T. M., 2013, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics - PCCP. 15, 13, p. 4775-4784

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Photosynthesis
Carotenoids
Excited states
Energy transfer
Electron energy levels

Closed Reaction Centers of PS1 Still Can Perform the First Steps of Charge Separation. A Mid IR Pump Probe Study with fs Resolution

Stahl, A. D., Di Donato, M., van Stokkum, I. H. M., van Grondelle, R. & Groot, M. L., 2013, Photosynthesis Research for Food, Fuel and the Future. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 127-130

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Energy Transfer and Trapping in Red-Chlorophyll-Free Photosystem I from Synechococcus WH 7803

van Stokkum, I. H. M., Desquilbet, T. E., van der Weij-de Wit, C. D., Snellenburg, J. J., van Grondelle, R., Thomas, J-C., Dekker, J. P. & Robert, B. H., 2013, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 117, 38, p. 11176-11183 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
Photosystem I Protein Complex
chlorophylls
Chlorophyll
Energy transfer
energy transfer

Excitation Energy Trapping and Dissipation by Ni-Substituted Bacteriochlorophyll a in Reconstituted LH1 Complexes from Rhodospirillum rubrum

Lambrev, P. H., Miloslavina, Y., Stahl, A. D., Michalik, M., Susz, A., Tworzydlo, J., Fiedor, J., Huhn, G., Groot, M. L., van Grondelle, R., Garab, G. & Fiedor, L., 2013, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 117, 38, p. 11260-11271

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Bacteriochlorophylls
Excitation energy
dissipation
trapping
excitation

Excited States of the Inactive and Active Forms of the Orange Carotenoid Protein

Berera, R., Gwizdala, M. S., van Stokkum, I. H. M., Kirilovsky, D. & van Grondelle, R., 2013, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 117, p. 9121-9128

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

carotenoids
Carotenoids
Excited states
proteins
Proteins

Femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy in 1D and 2D-direct observation of intramolecular motions and intermolecular interactions

Kloz, M., Grondelle, R. & Kennis, J. T. M., 1 Dec 2013, International Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2013. (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Fluorescence blinking of single major light-harvesting complexes

Chmeliov, J., Valkunas, L., Kruger, T. P. J., Ilioaia, C. & van Grondelle, R., 2013, In : New Journal of Physics. 15, 085007.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
blinking
fluorescence
quenching
proteins
antennas
membranes
Membranes
Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins
Fluorescence spectroscopy
Energy transfer

Separating Annihilation and Excitation Energy Transfer Dynamics in Light Harvesting Systems

Vengris, M., Larsen, D. S., Valkunas, L., Kodis, G., Herrero, C., Gust, D., Moore, T. A., Moore, A. L. & van Grondelle, R., 2013, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 117, 38, p. 11372-11382

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Excitation energy
Energy transfer
energy transfer
carotenoids
Carotenoids

Spectra and Dynamics in the B800 Antenna: Comparing Hierarchical Equations, Redfield and Forster Theories

Novoderezhkin, V. & van Grondelle, R., 2013, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 117, 38, p. 11076-11090

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

antennas
Antennas
excitation
rings
Dichroism

Stark fluorescence spectroscopy reveals two emitting sites in the dissipative state of FCP antennas

Wahadoszamen, M. D., Ghazaryan, A., Cingil, E. H., Mane Ara, A., Buchel, C., van Grondelle, R. & Berera, R., 2013, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics. 1837, p. 193-200

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Fluorescence Spectrometry
Fluorescence spectroscopy
Antennas
Light
Diatoms

The nature of coherences in the B820 bacteriochlorophyll dimer revealed by two-dimensional electronic spectroscopy

Ferretti, M., Novoderezhkin, V. I., Romero, E., Augulis, R., Pandit, A., Zigmantas, D. & van Grondelle, R., 2013, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics - PCCP.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Bacteriochlorophylls
Dimers
Spectroscopy
Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins
Fourier analysis